To say that things got heated on set of Roland Martin‘s News One Now is a complete understatement. By no surprise, Birth Of A Nation has rattled many black women, some using feminism as the reason why they wouldn’t support the film. The Nat Turner story opened to a disappointing $7M, and many people celebrated […]
Nate Parker and the cast of 'Birth of a Nation' share how important it was to be a part of the film.
Parker said, "All I know is the film exists. You can kill the messenger, you can come for me, it’s alright."
Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, recently sat down with Belafonte and criminal justice activist Carmen Perez for an exclusive interview to discuss Belafonte's upcoming music and arts festival, Many Rivers to Cross.
The opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington is just days away and it still needs your help.
Roland Martin and his panel of guests discuss the controversy surrounding Parker and the upcoming release of his new film.
Actor, activist, and film director Nate Parker recently sat down with NewsOne Now Host Roland Martin to discuss his new film, The Birth of a Nation. The controversial movie chronicles the legacy of Nat Turner and the slave rebellion of 1831. Parker also discussed his transition into directing, his history in Hollywood, and the importance of showcasing films that […]
President Obama and his team will petition an order from a federal judge that called for 50,000 immigration records to be turned over and Justice Department lawyers to undergo ethics training. On Tuesday, the Justice Department said it believes the judge who made the order, Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the […]
This is a film you’re sure to hear more about. It’s called, “The Birth of a Nation” and it’s the big winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The Nat Turner slave rebellion drama swept the Grand Jury and Audience Award honors Saturday in Utah. It’s the fourth straight year that a film has swept the marquee […]
Nathaniel “Nat” Turner and his slave rebellion, also known as the “Southampton Insurrection,” in Southhampton, Va., exists as the largest known revolt of its kind.…
In a new article on TheRoot.com writer Sharon Foster says that “The Confessions of Nat Turner” were a lie. Check out some excerpts below. “The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampton, Va.,” as told to Thomas Gray, is accepted as the primary historical source document on the slave uprising […]